Table 2

Strength of habit, social support, time point at which drinking reduced tobacco use and drinking motives among moderate and hazardous drinkers
Moderate drinkers, n (%) Hazardous drinkers, n (%) p-value
Strength of habit (lower score=stronger habit) n=1068 n=223 <0.001a
 4-10 points 10 (0.9) 22 (9.9)
 11-15 points 87 (8.1) 65 (29.1)
 16-20 points 971 (90.9) 136 (61.0)
Time point when alcohol reduced n=1025 n=229 <0.001b
 Planning pregnancy 338 (33.0) 41 (18.6)
 Aware of pregnancy 672 (65.6) 177 (80.5)
 Other 15 (1.5) 2 (1)
Social support (lower score =lower support) n=1058 n=223 0.707a
 5-18 points 31 (2.9) 15 (6.7)
 19-24 points 84 (7.9) 11 (4.9)
 25 or more points 943 (89.1) 197 (88.3)
Tobacco use before pregnancy n=1059 n=222 <0.001b
 Daily 134 (12.7) 80 (36.0)
 Not daily 66 (6.2) 34 (15.4)
 Quit before pregnancy 142 (13.4) 28 (12.6)
 Never used 717 (67.7) 80 (36.0)
Drinking motive: social (lower score= less important) n=1060 n=226 <0.001a
 4-10 points 917 (86.4) 125 (55.3)
 11-15 points 135 (12.7) 90 (39.8)
 15-20 points 8 (0.8) 11 (4.9)
Drinking motive: coping n=1054 n=224
 4-10 points 1044 (99.1) 199 (88.8) <0.001a
 11-15 points 7 (0.7) 21 (9.4)
 15-20 points 3 (0.3) 4 (1.8)
Drinking motive: enhancement n=1057 n=226 <0.001a
 4-10 points) 990 (93.7) 145 (64.2)
 11-15 points 64 (6.1) 70 (31.0)
 15-20 points 3 (0.3) 11 (4.9)

ap-value based on Man Whitney’s U-test.

bp-value based on chi-square test.

Skagerström et al.

Skagerström et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:780   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-780

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